The subject site extends to approximately 8.15 acres (3.3 hectares) and currently comprises of a greenfield, undeveloped site which benefits from superb frontage of approx. 165 metres onto the New St. Margaret’s Road. In addition to this, the site also benefits from exceptional profile of approx. 170 metres to the M50 Motorway to the north of the site.
Under the Fingal County Council Development Plan 2017-23, the site is zoned Objective HT – High Technology, i.e. “Provide for office, research and development and high technology/high technology manufacturing type employment in a high quality built and landscaped environment”. Uses permitted in principle under this zoning objective include Offices, Research and Development, High Technology Manufacturing, Hospital and Industry-Light amongst others.
Subject-to-Planning Permission & Development Agreement Sale:
The site is currently in the ownership of Dublin City Council and is being offered for sale on a subject-to-planning permission and Development Agreement basis.
The subject property is highly accessible being situated within 700m of Junction 4 of the M50 Motorway and close to the M1/M50 Interchange which provides excellent access to all major arterial routes. Additionally, the Port Tunnel provides easy access to the City Centre and South Dublin while Dublin Airport is also close by. The property has excellent public transport links with Dublin Bus services operating along both the St Margaret’s Road and Ballymun Road. Furthermore, the proposed Metrolink route has identified a dedicated station, “Northwood” which is to be located just 500m from the subject site and will provide even greater accessibility for commuters.
Other nearby amenities include IKEA which is situated just 100m to the west, while Northwood is also within 700m and is home to Gulliver’s Retail Park, Northwood Business Campus, Santry Sports Clinic, the four-star Crowne Plaza Hotel and numerous residential schemes. The immediate surrounding area is witnessing significant development at present with French sports retailer Decathlon currently developing their new flagship store and Irish headquarter building on the adjoining site to the west. Additionally, Dublin City Council's future North City Operations Depot will be situated immediately opposite the subject lands when developed, while there are currently numerous residential and commercial developments under construction in Northwood.
Kieran Bray / Robert Wilson